SEARCH AND APPRAISAL OCTOBER 1954
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Introduction and summary / Drilling and geologic investigations of uranium deposits by the Geological survey continued in ten areas on the Colorado Plateau during October 1954. Indicated and inferred reserves totalling 28,200 tons were estimated from the 69,882 feet of drilling completed during the month. (See table 1 and fig. 1.) Drilling in progress Gateway district, Mesa County, Colorado, and Grand County, Utah Beaver Mesa. Drilling under the second Beaver Mesa contract was concluded on October 30 with a total footage of 56,077 feet. During the month six rigs were in operation. Fifteen holes ...